Maritime Navigation News

Houston Mechatronics Selects OPENSEA For Its Aquanaut

Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the universal open software architecture for the marine industry, announces that Houston Mechatronics Inc. (HMI) selected OPENSEA as the development platform for its revolutionary shape-shifting underwater vehicle, Aquanaut. HMI was able to leverage Greensea’s experience in subsea navigation…

Digest: Port of Brownsville gets grant for grain project including rail improvements

More Thursday midday rail news:Brownville port receives grant for grain project; rail improvements includedThe Port of Brownsville, Texas, has received a $14.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration to upgrade its grain storage and loading facilities, the latest in a series of grants that will fund upgrades to port rail facilities.

Hull Coatings Market Share 2020 Global Industry Segments by Regions, Industry Dynamics, Key Market

“Hull Coatings Market” research report would be to present the accurate and tactical analysis of the market assets, growing factors, supply, industry size, regional segmentation, dynamics as well as prices variant for its forecast year 2024. The report study provides key statistics on the market status of the Hull Coatings…

Unique Arctic Journey For Russian LNG Carrier

Sovcomflot's Arc7 ice-class Christophe de Margerie liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier has made history by successfully transiting the Eastbound ice-covered part of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in May, carrying LNG from Novatek's Yamal LNG project to China.The Russian vessel owner said the event marked the first time in…

Attitude and Heading Reference System Market Competitive Landscape and Key Players Honeywell Interna

An exclusive Attitude and Heading Reference System market research report provides depth analysis of the market dynamics across five regions such as North America, Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. The segmentation of the market by type, application, and region was done based on the thorough market…

BAE Systems completes $1.9 billion acquisition of Raytheons military GPS business

WASHINGTON BAE Systems has completed its $1.9 billion purchase of Collins Aerospaces military GPS business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation, BAE announced July 31. Today marks the culmination of a tremendous team effort, and we are extremely proud to welcome the Military GPS employees to our company, said John Watkins…

SHIPMATE, ITM, EMPIRE NAVIGATION, Dynacom Tankers Management, Wilhelmsen etc. – PRnews Leader

Regional Development: Detailed AnalysisThe global Oil Tanker Management System market analytical survey offers a multi-dimensional preview of the current and past market developments studying the market across geographical belts and specific hotspots highlighting vendor activities, technological milestones as well as manufacturer investment preferences across these key regions.

iXblue to provide sonars for mine countermeasures programme

ECA Group and iXblue have signed a contract for navigation, underwater positioning systems and obstacle avoidance sonars for mine countermeasures replacement programme for the Belgian and the Royal Netherlands navies. ECA signed the agreement for the delivery of Forward Looking Sonars (FLS), along with inertial navigation and subsea positioning and communication systems.

Performance Shipping: Much Ado About Nothing, Sell The Rally (NASDAQ:PSHG)

NoteI have covered Performance Shipping (PSHG) (formerly DCIX) previously, so investors should view this as an update to my earlier articleson the company.After the close of Friday's session, shares of Performance Shipping, a small Greece-based Aframax tanker operator, staged a major rally. The stock finished the late session up 85% on massive volume.Source: Nasdaq.comUnfortunately…

North Carolina DOT approved to inspect bridges with drones – Transportation Today

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to use drones to inspect bridges beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). In partnership with Skydio, a leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, NCDOT will inspect the states 13,500 bridges using Skydio Autonomy…

DSV expands Asia-Europe road operation as airfreight constraints continue

Freight forwarder DSV has expanded its road transport operation between China in Europe as airfreight capacity constraints continue.While the service initially covered only western Europe, this has now been expanded to the whole of the continent in response to positive customer feedback, a spokesperson said.It has also…

Greece Calls Turkey's Seismic Survey In Mediterranean

Turkey dispatched a vessel to conduct a seismic survey in a disputed area in the eastern Mediterranean, a move which Greece said was illegal and is likely to heighten tensions between the two NATO allies.The advisory issued by the Turkish navy said the Oruc Reis vessel would operate in the area over the next two weeks.The…

Port grain operations facility wins $14.5 million grant

BY STEVE CLARKSTAFF WRITERThe U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $14.5 million grant through the agency’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development program to upgrade the port’s grain storage and loading facilities.The money will go in part toward the development…

Coronavirus Australia live news: Mathias Cormann says WA not properly prepared for COVID-19 outbreak

We are aware there is plenty of news in NSW politics today and are monitoring the current press conference however for the most part, it's not coronavirus-related.Health Minister Brad Hazzard is however in attendance and he has announced a public health alert:"Two new cases of COVID-19 have been linked to a medical clinic in Lakemba," he said.

Fincantieri has launched the construction of Zeus - an experimental zero-emission vessel

Fincantieri, the Italian group companies, has designed a boat powered by fuel cell, a device that creates electricity by combining hydrogen and oxygen atoms.Photo: www.pressmare.itThe experimental green ship, powered by fuel cell, is the first of its kind in the world. The vessel has been christened Zeus - Zero emission ultimate ship…

NTSB Publishes Marine Accident Brief For 2019 Allision At Plaquemine Point - The Waterways Journal

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a Marine Accident Brief June 16 detailing the March 7, 2019, allision between Kirby Inland Marines mv. Leviticus and its tow and barges moored at Plaquemine Point Shipyard, located on the left descending bank at Mile 208.5 on the Lower Mississippi River.The lead barges of the mv.